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PANDATONIC

yoshieYoshie Nakayama, from Tokyo, is a Contemporary Writing and Production major, finished her 5th semester in the Spring 2015. She studies arranging, recording/mixing with ProTools, and singing in vocal ensemble. She graduated Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo with Bachelor of Music from Music Education major, Music Education minor, with a license of teaching music in japanese Junior high/senior high schools.

こんにちは。いかがお過ごしですか。

今日は、この夏に立ち上がりつつあるアジアンコミュニティを広めよう!というバークリー生のクラブ”PANDATONIC”の紹介です。
私の友達、ベトナム出身のアンジーが発起人となり、バークリーにおけるアジアの様々な国の音楽、楽器、服装などの文化について、コンサート、教員によるクリニックなどで広めたいという目的で始まったクラブです。
私も参加しており、先日新校舎の入り口で周知イベントを開催し、通りがかった人たちに、出身地の場所に名前を書いてもらいました。

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Rhythm Road 4: Tap-dancing into Timor-Leste

Where are we? In the country formerly known as East Timor. This new democracy is so young that Berklee’s Earth Stringband is the very first U.S. band to tour there—breaking new ground on the Rhythm Road.

Earth Stringband in Timor-Leste

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Rhythm Road 3: The Earth Stringband comes to Cambodia

This installment of the Earth Stringband’s Southeast Asian tour with the U.S. State Dept./Jazz at Lincoln Center is all about the videos. These guys (all Berklee alumni) did some amazing things in Cambodia.

They composed an old-time tune from Lao folk melodies:

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Rhythm Road 2: The Earth Stringband says hi to Thai(land)

In this installment of the Earth Stringband’s epic musical trip with the U.S. State Dept./Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rhythm Road project, the band. . .

The Earth Stringband goes to Thailand

Just a couple good ol' bluegrass boys in Thailand.

Teaches Thai schoolchildren how to play an American classic.

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Rhythm Road 1: The Earth Stringband lao-ves Laos

The Earth Stringband is blogging from the Rhythm Road.

Cultural Hall in Laos

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